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Statements on Post Office Cuts by Democratic Party Representatives & Candidates

Recent changes to the administration and operations of the US Postal Service, a critical service for Montanans across the state have. Our representatives and candidates give voice to Montana needs and concerns.

Senator John Tester 

News Releases

AMID REPORTS OF FURTHER CHANGES AT MONTANA POST OFFICES, TESTER PUSHES FOR ANSWERS ON REVERSAL

https://www.tester.senate.gov/?p=press_release&id=7661

TESTER INTRODUCES BILL TO PROVIDE $25 BILLION IN EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE TO POSTAL SERVICE

https://www.tester.senate.gov/?p=press_release&id=7564

 Media Coverage

USPS reinstalling 14 residential mail collection boxes that were removed

https://www.kulr8.com/top_story/usps-pauses-its-removal-of-mail-collection-boxes-in-towns-across-montana/article_46dca5d1-de65-5f13-82cf-6390c45ac6ee.html

Tester demands answers from postmaster general on reports of mailbox removals

https://thehill.com/homenews/campaign/512031-tester-demands-answers-frompostmaster-general-on-reports-of-mailbox

Tester wants to hear from USPS chief Louis DeJoy

https://www.ktvq.com/news/montana-news/tester-wants-to-hear-from-usps-chief-louis-dejoy

Postmaster general delays changes until after Nov. 3 election

https://www.greatfallstribune.com/story/news/2020/08/18/usps-postmaster-general-louis-dejoy-delays-changes-until-november-election/5605128002/

Governor Steve Bullock, candidate for Senate

Letter to postmaster general

https://www.docdroid.net/gajAsZa/08142020-governor-bullock-letter-to-postmaster-general-pdf

Media coverage

Removal of USPS drop boxes on hold

https://nbcmontana.com/news/local/removal-of-usps-drop-boxes-on-hold

Mike Cooney, candidate for governor

Campaign

Rallying with American Postal Workers Union, Lt. Gov. Mike Cooney Blasts Gianforte Over U.S. Postal Service Vote

https://www.cooneyformontana.com/rallying-with-american-postal-workers-union-lt-gov-mike-cooney-blasts-gianforte-over-u-s-postal-service-vote/

Media coverage

Helena rally calls for funding USPS ahead of election

https://helenair.com/news/state-and-regional/helena-rally-calls-for-funding-usps-ahead-of-election/article_b4c6d23d-cb8f-5481-88c3-beec98ab8be4.html

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Bryce Bennett, state senator and candidate for Secretary of State 

Montana Democratic Party on Gianforte vote

Gianforte Votes Against $25 Billion in Emergency USPS Relief – AGAIN

https://montanademocrats.org/news/gianforte-votes-against-25-billion-in-emergency-usps-relief-again/

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